Ferry service critical to future of mass transit It has been nearly three months since the India Street pier collapsed into the East River in Greenpoint, and while the city is still working to complete the investigation with RedSky Capital, Brook...
The hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the founder of a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday. The beheadings took place in the eastern Deir al-Zor province this week said Rami Abdulrahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks the conflict using sources on the ground. Islamic State has beheaded local and foreign men in Syria, including enemy combatants, aid workers and journalists as well as people it has deemed as violating its hardline interpretation of Islamic law.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The first openly gay U.S. ambassador to Australia says he is confident that the "great debate" among Australians over gay marriage would result in the best outcome for the country.
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Tuesday that if Greece were to leave the euro it could send the message that the common currency union is reversible and other countries could follow. There would be a negative message that euro membership is reversible," Rajoy said in a radio interview.